We hold regular events

We hold regular events, and our members are regular speakers at conferences and events. Our next event is the NCUP AGM.

For a Report on the Annual HEPI Conference held on 13 June 2019, see under News.

For a report on the 2019 NCUP AGM held on 22nd March please see News.

For the results of the 2018-2019 NCUP Sponsorship Scheme for postgraduate students please see News.


Patron of NCUP

Baroness Pauline Perry Baroness Perry is an educationalist, a Conservative politician and a member of the British House of Lords. She served as one of Her Majesty’s  Inspectors of Schools in England for 17 years, in 1981 attaining the rank of Chief Inspector.  In 1986 she became Vice-Chancellor of South Bank Polytechnic, and serving during[…]

Advance notices

House of Lords Event 21 May 2020

Dear NCUP colleagues,

I am delighted to announce that Professor Dame Madeleine Atkins has agreed to be our speaker at the next NCUP luncheon, to be held on Thursday 21st May, 2020.

Professor Atkins’s background includes reading Law and History as an undergraduate at Cambridge University (Girton College), teaching in a large comprehensive school in Huntingdon, and completing a PhD and post-doctoral research contracts at the University of Nottingham.

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Winners of NCUP Travel Awards Announced

The NCUP has funded 3 travel awards each of £200 to help young researchers attend the 16th Annual University of Brescia/King's College London Colloquium, which will take place in Salo, Lake Garda, Italy from 7 - 9 May 2020. The topics for the colloquium are Student Mental Health and Dental Students' Education in Dementia.

The winners are Dr Margaret McLafferty (University of Ulster), Dr Marina Harris (University of Portsmouth) and Oonagh McSwiney (University of Kent). Each winner will be presenting their research into Student Stress and Wellbeing of Students, during the colloquium.

NCUP members congratulate the winners and look forward to hearing their presentations.

Council Members

The National Council for University Professors is run by a team of experienced professors with many years of experience in the education field. Please look at the full list of council members above.

Professor Emeritus Terence N Davis OBE (President)

Qualifications: MA, MEd, PhD, Hon.DLitt, CPsychol, FSS, FRSA FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University Professors) Education Consultant and Psychometrician Email: president@ncup.org.uk  


Professor Janet Wilson (Vice President)

Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies Division of Humanities Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology University of Northampton. Qualifications: BA, MA, DPhil, FRSA, FNCUP (Fellow of the National Conference of University of Professors) Research interests: postcolonial studies and diaspora writing Email: Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk  

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Professor Kenneth Eaton (Treasurer)

Visiting Professor, University of Leeds and Honorary Professor, University of Kent Qualifications: BDS, MSc, PhD, MGDS, RCS(Eng), FFGDP, FFPH, FHEA, FICD, DHC, FNCUP Research interests: European Public Health, the Use of Information and Communication Technology in Education and Periodontal Epidemiology. Email: kenneth.a.eaton@btinterent.com